Redwood, European Pinus sylvestris

Redwood, European
Pinus sylvestris
Density: 510kg/m3


The sapwood is creamy white to yellow in colour, narrow especially in northern environments. The heartwood is pale yellowish brown.

Working Properties:

It works easily and well with both hand and machine tools. It is capable of a smooth, clean finish. Can be glued, stained, varnished and painted satisfactorily.

Physical Properties:

It dries rapidly but owing to its tendency to develop sap stain it should be anti-stain dipped. For its weight it is strong and moderately hard.


Non durable.

Main Uses:

Constructional work, joinery, carcassing, house building.